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Private nursing school graduates can practise only in state: HC

Posted on October 24th, 2017 in High Court, Private |

Chaitanya Deshpande, October 24 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

The Aurangabad bench of Bombay high court has held that degree and diploma courses offered by nearly 400 private nursing schools and colleges in Maharashtra will apply only in the state. Thus, students obtaining these diplomasdegrees cannot apply for jobs outside Maharashtra or outside the country .“Candidates receiving such degrees and diplomas will be entitled to practice within the state only ,“ a division bench of Justices R M Borde and Vibha Kankanwadi said on October 9. Read the rest of this entry »

10K students to be displaced as 22 pvt schools face closure

Posted on September 13th, 2017 in Private, Recognition |

Meeta Ramnani, September 13, 2017

Source: Mirror

Institutes had already been derecognised by ZP in June, but have still failed to get the necessary permissions required to function
Despite warnings from the Zilla Parishad, Pune Munici pal Corporation (PMC) and Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), which declared a list of 67 private schools that were derecognised in June this year, there are still 22 institutes that are not fulfilling criteria as per the state government rules and hence have been ordered to shut down. With this, over 10,000 children will have to look for different schools or shift to ones run by the government. Read the rest of this entry »

Pvt schools get cracking to ameliorate safety set-up

Posted on September 12th, 2017 in Child Protection, Private, Schools |

Meeta Ramnani, September 12, 2017

Source: Mirror
Independent English Schools’ Association makes 7-point agenda mandatory, including CCTV cover, amid rising parental concern
Following the horrific murder of a seven-year-old boy inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram, panic has swept through parents of city students, too, with rising worries about the safety of their children in schools. To tackle this fear and better invigilate the safety systems in place, the Independent English Schools’ Association (IESA) – Read the rest of this entry »

Pvt schools turn nose up at D El Ed

Posted on September 11th, 2017 in Private, Teachers |

Meeta Ramnani, September 11, 2017

Source: Mirror
Claim this qualification, made mandatory by Centre, is beneath existing certifications of teachers; educationists seek nuance in sweeping diktat
The Central government’s de cision to make a Diploma in Elementary Education (D El Ed) compulsory for all primary school teachers was taken to tackle the issue of under-qualified teachers in schools across the board -especially government-run ones. However, the resolution has turned on its head in Pune, with private schools coming forward to say the rule doesn’t make sense, as most of their teachers have much more advanced qualifications, but are still rendered technically `untrained’ without this diploma.On Friday, Read the rest of this entry »

Govt will take over 449 schools only if they fail to return extra fees: Kejriwal

Posted on August 19th, 2017 in Fees, Private |

PTI, Aug 19, 2017

Source : Sakal Times

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government will take over around 449 private schools, which have been served show cause notices over charging extra fee, only as a ‘last resort’ if they do not roll back their decision, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

Addressing a press conference, his first in nearly four months, Kejriwal said the government does not intend to ‘interfere’, but will surely ‘discipline’ the schools, if needed. Read the rest of this entry »

Govt will take over 449 schools if they fail to return extra fees: Delhi CM

Posted on August 19th, 2017 in Fees, Private |

PTI, Aug 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government will take over around 449 private schools, which have been served show cause notices over charging extra fee, only as a “last resort” if they do not roll back their decision, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday.

Addressing a press conference, his first in nearly four months, Kejriwal said the government does not intend to “interfere”, but will surely “discipline” the schools, if needed. Read the rest of this entry »

PCMC hands over 24 schools to pvt instts

Posted on June 1st, 2017 in Private, Schools |

Archana Dahiwal, Jun 01 2017

Source: Mirror

The civic administration attempts to improve the declining standard of education of their institutes; the proposal is still at its primary stage
Pimpri-Chinchwad Mu nicipal Corporation (PCMC) is planning to hand over 24 of its schools to private educa tional institutions to improve their quality of education. The civic body came up with this proposal as a solution to curb dropout rates. Read the rest of this entry »

STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION RULES RTI Act not applicable to unaided institutions

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Private, Unaided |

Vishwas Kothari,March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Private unaided trusts or academic institutions not receiving any “substantial financial aid“ from the government do not fall within the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, the state information commission’s Pune bench has ruled.

The bench, presided over by information commissioner Ravindra Jadhav, has set aside an order of February 4, 2015 by the first appeal officer and block education officer of Panchgani panchayat samiti. Read the rest of this entry »

9 students `locked up’ in Hyd school for not paying fees

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Fees, Private |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, March 19,2017

Source: The Times of India

Hyderabad : A private school here allegedly locked up 19 students on its premises for about two hours, for not paying their school fees on time. The students were also barred from appearing in their annual examination, which began Saturday.

The atrocity was discovered after a parent informed the police, activists, and media about the confinement at Saritha Vidyaniketan, Hayathnagar. Police have registered a case under the Juvenile Justice Act against the school management. A probe has begun. Read the rest of this entry »

99 pvt schools rapped for ignoring RTE

Posted on February 6th, 2017 in Private, RTE |

Darshana Daga, Feb 06, 20174

Source: Mirror

ZP issues notices for lack of compliance, as schools yet to register under Act despite recent deadline extension
The apparent abhorrence of pri vate schools to comply with norms laid down by the Right to Education (RTE) Act has once again come to the fore, with at least 99 such institutes in the Pune region yet to even register under the Act, prompting the zilla parishad education department to shoot off a strongly worded notice to the offenders. Read the rest of this entry »